ATS Las Vegas Edition Opens Sunday

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The Venetian, the world renowned resort, where ATS run Feb. 12 to 14

Las Vegas—It’s truly “Viva Las Vegas” time starting Sunday when AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) opens with a 15% increase on the show floor at the Venetian Hotel, containing some 350 plus juried accessories lines.

ATS runs concurrent with Moda Las Vegas so retailers have the opportunity to shop nearly 600 resources for Spring/Summmer and Transition/Fall in one convenient location. Besides the latest in women’s apparel and accessories, the MRketLV, the menswear show, will be held alongside ATS and Moda.

Show Schedule (Concurrent with Moda Las Vegas and MRketLV)

Sunday, Feb. 12, 9 am to 6:30 pm (Beer/Wine Reception 5 pm to 6:30 pm)

Monday, Feb. 13, 9 am to 6 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9 am to 4 pm

Special Events

“Inventory is Your Retail Heart—Is It Healthy?

Paul Erickson leads seminar on improving inventory management

Monday, Feb. 13 at 8 am, Sands Expo, Room 704

Inventory is the heart of a retailer’s business. Learn about techniques to improve: inventory turnover, cash flow, revenue growth and gross margin. Presented by

Step Retail Solutions and RMSA, Retail Consultants, featuring presenter Paul Erickson, a widely recognized retail educator who has appeared in Fortune and on CBS Evening News.

“Is Mobile POS in Your Future?”

Monday, Feb. 13 at 2 pm

A special presentation with Kevin McAdam, from the “Ask the Experts” column of

Cocktail Reception

Sunday, Feb 12, 5 pm to 6:30 pm on the show floor.

Join ATS and Moda Las Vegas vendors and retailers in a cocktail reception serving beer and wine. NYC’s DJ Lexey will be spinning a very cool blend of music on the show floors, too

Beauty Spa

All attendees are invited for complimentary blowouts, flat ironing, up-dos, and more provided by De Berardinis salon and manicures provided by Elliott & Co. The onsite spa is located in the back of the hall at the end of the 900 aisle.

WiFi/Tech Lounge

Located by booth 684

“Hot-spots” on the show floor: laptops, a comfortable lounge area and information on technology related retail services are available during the three show days and sponsored by One Step Retail Solutions. Free wi-fi is sponsored by C.O.D.

Mobile App Launch

Download the BJI Fashion Mobile App, to have-at-your-fingertips access to searchable exhibitor lists, floor plans, GPS to help navigate the show, important news updates and general information. This app also allows retailers to organize and plan your agenda.

Available starting Saturday, Feb. 11

Complimentary Amenities: breakfast, coffee/tea, lunch bottle water, complimentary bag (while supplies last)

Taxi Reimbursement

AccessoriesTheShow and Moda Las Vegas will pick up the cost of your taxi ride to the shows. Retailers simply need to present a taxi receipt at the registration counter to receive up to a $10 reimbursement for taxi fare during show hours.

For more information see

Save the Date: Feb. 21 to 23, AccessoriesTheShow Pavilion at the Javits Center, New York City.